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DeCarr Mature For His Age

DeCarr has 21 K's in 17 innings so far

TAMPA, FL - The past three months have been a whirlwind for rookie pitcher Austin DeCarr. After finishing a postgraduate year at the Salisbury School in Connecticut, the Foxborough, MA native’s life began to rapidly change.

In early June, the Yankees drafted him as their second overall selection in the third round of this year’s First Year Player Draft. The 6-foot-3 right-hander was somewhat of an anomaly, being the only high school player taken by the Yankees before the 16th round. In fact, he was one of just six high schoolers taken by the Bronx Bombers, along with Garret Cave, Chris Hudgins, Will Gaddis... Recommended Stories

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Right-hander Austin DeCarr, the Yankees' third round selection this year and second overall, had a…